A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 201 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (125 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude -163.9085 West, latitude 52.7039 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:36:59 / 3:36 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 29/12/15 / 2015-12-29 14:36:59 / December 29, 2015 @ 2:36 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us10004agu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12332461, us10004agu.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 201 km SE of Akutan, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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